As you face information overload and fast-changing business conditions, we help you make sense of the most relevant economic data to support your decision-making. Whether you want to assess labor trends, invest in innovation or understand shifts in global economies, we filter through complexity and tell you only what you need to know. You can rely on us to be an independent voice, and our accessible language enables you to connect economic information to your unique business challenges and strategy.
Insights from our Economists
Economic insights and analyses on the global economy and specific current topics relevant to business executives.
StraightTalk® Global Economic Outlook 2015: Are We Asleep at the Wheel?
Job Growth Losing Momentum
Tools to assess uncertainty and unlock opportunity, providing you with the powerful framework of scenario analysis to enhance your strategic planning and stay ahead of trends.
A broad range of indexes, forecasts and projections to help you understand and anticipate the conditions of the economy that will most affect your business, now and in the future.
Reports on the latest trends in the structure of global value chains, along with outsourcing, offshoring and business services, to position you to seize competitive advantage.
Data and research to support your innovation strategy, ranging from traditional R&D to new ways of utilizing big data and cloud computing to your cultivation of creativity.
Cutting-edge research into the business and financial value of brands, providing you with new understanding of customer market segments, ROI, image building and global brand strategy.
14th Annual Change Management Conference
16 - 17 June, 2016 (New York, NY)
Clean Energy Megatrends and Innovations Seminar
05 - 06 April, 2016 (New York, NY)
China Center Data Flash - Property sector continues to struggle as inventories are drawn down
September 2015 | China Center Publications
Some observers have recently been touting a rebound in the real estate market, and while both sales and prices have improved in recent months, it is essential to keep in mind that actual construction and investment in the sector are still contracting.
Moving to the Next Level: Insights from the 11th Annual Women's Leadership Conference
September 2015 | Conference KeyNotes
Women in business have come a long way, but moving to absolute parity with men requires continued planning and even consciousness raising on the part of both genders.
The Conference Board Economics Watch®
13 October, 2015 | Economics Watch®
As the end of the year approaches, business must brace itself for a legislative traffic jam in Washington. Join this interactive webcast to explore the key impending decisions that promise to have the most impact on business and the US economy. CPE credit available.
Policy Watch: Strengthening the Workforce through Competency-Based Education
13 October, 2015 | Special Webcast
A discussion on how competency-based education—along with the policies needed to advance it—can close the US skills gap through educating both young adults and older workers to higher skill levels at a lower cost. HRCI, SHRM and CPE credit available.